pediatric dermatology

How to spot brain and skin spots, and how to manage themWhen is a spot not just a spot? Children can sprout a variety of discolorations, and it takes a trained eye to know when to investigate further.
Girl’s papular rash will not respond to treatmentThe mother of a healthy 5-year-old girl brings her to the office for evaluation of 2 itchy plaques on her right ankle that have worsened over the last 10 days despite treatment for possible tinea corporis with topical clotrimazole 1% ointment and hydrocortisone 2.5% ointment. A fungal culture is pending.
Use common sense for dermatologic concernsDr Farber shares 8 common sense tips for handling dermatologic concerns.
New guidelines: Screening for pediatric psoriasis comorbiditiesRecommendations emphasize early detection of risks for medical comorbidities later in life.
Asthma and food allergies associated with early-onset ADChildren with early-onset atopic dermatitis (AD) have an increased risk of developing asthma and food allergies by age 6 years, especially those with persistent dermatitis symptoms.
Girl’s blistering rash spreads to eyes and faceA healthy 9-year-old female presents with a 1-day history of fever, progressive rash, conjunctivitis, and superficial oral ulcers.
Overview from the World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology
Overview from the World Congress of Pediatric DermatologyPediatric dermatology is a tightly knit and relatively young community. This is why the World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology, co-sponsored by the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and the American Academy of Pediatrics, is an important event for members.
Growing pains in pediatric dermatology: Workforce shortage
Growing pains in pediatric dermatology: Workforce shortageUp to 30% of pediatric primary care visits include a skin-related complaint, but the longstanding shortage of providers continues. One expert discusses some of the factors involved.
Considerations when treating children with lasersA laser is a suitable mode of treatment for certain dermatologic conditions in pediatric patients; however, there are certain procedural aspects that physicians should consider when treating younger children.
Pipeline topical reduces epidermolysis bullosa blisteringCastle Creek Pharmaceuticals announced in June 2017 that the first patient had enrolled in its phase 2/3 study assessing the safety and efficacy of its pipeline diacerein 1% ointment to treat epidermolysis bullosa simplex.